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EU to reopen embassy in Libya

The European Union is seeking to reopen its embassy in Libya pending security conditions, officials said on Tuesday, offering further political support for the Tripoli government struggling to establish control.

100 Ghanaian migrants recruited into IS

At least 100 Ghanaian migrants are reported to have joined the terrorist group, the Islamic State in Libya, with Ghana's opposition political party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) confirming that the Libyan government has made the…

26 killed in clashes in Libya migrant hub

Two weeks of clashes between rival armed groups in the city of Sabratha sparked by a lethal shooting at a checkpoint have left 26 dead and 170 wounded, the health ministry said Friday.

UN pushes for peace in Libya

The United Nations on Wednesday launched a new push to bring stability to Libya, which has been ravaged by chaos since the 2011 ouster of longtime leader Muammar Gaddafi.

Tunisia to mediate in Libya crisis

Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar visited neighbouring Tunisia on Monday for talks with President Beji Caid Essebsi, who offered to act as a mediator between rival Libyan factions.

U.N. beefs up security in Libya

The United Nations is preparing to deploy 150-250 mostly Nepalese guards to Libya to protect its base in the capital as part of a plan to return its operations to the country, U.N. officials said on Friday.